Earth’s Water Cycle Is Changing Dramatically, And Much Faster Than We Predicted — Eslkevin’s Blog

(john finney photography/Getty Images) ENVIRONMENT Earth’s Water Cycle Is Changing Dramatically, And Much Faster Than We Predicted TAIMOOR SOHAIL & JAN ZIKA, THE CONVERSATION 24 FEBRUARY 2022 Fresh water cycles from ocean to air to clouds to rivers and back to the oceans. This constant shuttling can give us the illusion of certainty. Fresh water […]

Earth’s Water Cycle Is Changing Dramatically, And Much Faster Than We Predicted — Eslkevin’s Blog

‘Striking’ Expansion of Two Antarctic Flowering Plants Is a Climate Warning — Natural History Wanderings

ScienceAlert  reports Flowering plants in the Antarctic region are rapidly expanding, scientists say, indicating the continuing effects of climate change on the continent. The findings suggest we may have reached a tipping point in this fragile, remote ecosystem. Read more at ‘Striking’ Expansion of Two Antarctic Flowering Plants Is a Climate Warning

‘Striking’ Expansion of Two Antarctic Flowering Plants Is a Climate Warning — Natural History Wanderings

Great Backyard Bird Count – February 12-15, 2021.  — Natural History Wanderings

Each year people from around the world come together to watch, learn about, count, and celebrate birds. Join us in February! Learn how to participate at  Great Backyard Bird Count – Join us February 12-15, 2021. When the world comes together for the love of birds

Great Backyard Bird Count – February 12-15, 2021.  — Natural History Wanderings

Wildlife’s winners and losers of 2021 – and how extreme weather set the tone — Natural History Wanderings

The BBC reports Wildlife across the UK is increasingly suffering the impacts of extreme weather events and natural disasters, says the National Trust as it publishes its annual reckoning of UK wildlife “winners and losers”. The conservation charity also warns some of the landscapes it cares for are being altered forever as climate change makes some forms […]

Wildlife’s winners and losers of 2021 – and how extreme weather set the tone — Natural History Wanderings

Climate Change and Birds Near You — Natural History Wanderings

Audubon reports Not all birds that live in the same place will be affected the same way. In this activity, learn about climate impacts on your local birds. Climate change is a global problem. It’s sometimes called global warming because temperatures are rising across the entire planet. But it won’t affects birds the same way everywhere. […]

Climate Change and Birds Near You — Natural History Wanderings

Caribbean Fears Loss of “Keystone Species” to Climate Change — Repeating Islands

This article by Desmond Brown appeared in Inter-Press News. Here are some excerpts, with a link to the complete report below. A marine biologist has cautioned that the mass deaths of starfish along the United States west coast in recent months could also occur in the Caribbean region because of climate change, threatening the vital […]

Caribbean Fears Loss of “Keystone Species” to Climate Change — Repeating Islands

Caribbean coral reefs ‘will be lost within 20 years’ without protection — Repeating Islands

Jessica Aldred (The Guardian) writes about a major report that explains how loss of grazing fish due to pollution and overfishing is a key driver of region’s coral decline. The report warns that most Caribbean coral reefs will disappear within the next 20 years unless action is taken to protect them, primarily due to the […]

Caribbean coral reefs ‘will be lost within 20 years’ without protection — Repeating Islands

Reefs help protect vulnerable Caribbean fish from climate change — Repeating Islands

New research from the University of British Columbia’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries suggests that larger reef areas may help protect the Caribbean’s coral reef fish communities from the impacts of ocean warming. “We are seeing alterations to local reef fish populations due to warming ocean temperatures, particularly in those Caribbean countries that are […]

Reefs help protect vulnerable Caribbean fish from climate change — Repeating Islands

Success of conservation efforts for important Caribbean Reef fish hinges on climate change — Repeating Islands

A report from Science Codex. For more than 20 years, conservationists have been working to protect one of the most recognizable reef fish in the Caribbean, the endangered and iconic Nassau grouper, and thanks to those efforts, populations of this critical reef fish have stabilized in some areas. But in a new paper, published in the […]

Success of conservation efforts for important Caribbean Reef fish hinges on climate change — Repeating Islands

Satara Summer 2021 – Vervets versus Dikkoppe — de Wets Wild

Mazithi Dam is a man-made watering hole 10km north of Tshokwane Picnic Site in the Kruger National Park. It is a magnet for wildlife and there is always something of interest to see there. When we arrived at Mazithi around 2pm on the 19th of December, a troop of Vervet Monkeys had just raided the […]

Satara Summer 2021 – Vervets versus Dikkoppe — de Wets Wild